Bertelsmann, also known as BMG has announced it's planning to buy all shares of the once populair songsharing network Napster. The company already bought a large part of the company, but is now after all shares. Bertelsmann has already loaned...
The American Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has sent a warning letter to 12 developers of Android apps that monitor TV viewing habits using the microphone of the mobile phone. Data gathered by the apps is sold to third parties for ad targeting or analytics.
Consider this fair warning - that shiny, $3,000 55" HDTV you just bought may be obsolete sooner than you'd expect. The International Telecommunication Union, which helps determine broadcast industry standards, has released new information on its work to make ultra high-definition television a consumer reality.
Conductor used our news submit to let us know that this freeware burning app from Astonsoft has been updated. For those that don't know about this program...
Seagate will maintain a second place position in the hard drive manufacturing business and "considerably boost the newly merged entity's overall standing" in a shrinking field according to new research conducted by analyst IHS iSuppli.
You want to read a CD formatted with InCD 1.6x on another PC? Just Install Ahead's InCD UDF Reader... You can download v1.04 here! And for those of you who are interested in any version of "Ahead's Nero Burning Rom"...
German ledger non-profit tech company Iota Foundation announced on Twitter last Sept. 18, its newest innovation, Chronicle. Iota’s Permanode Solution called Chronicle allows easy, fast, and secure storing of data and transactions. One of the pioneer scalable data storage solutions...
Sony Disc Manufacturing said it will more than double its current DVD production capacity in the U.S. by September 2002. The addition of 32 new DVD replication lines, and associated mastering and packaging equipment, will begin in April 2002...
CDMage had released a new Beta version. CDMage is a utility which performs different tasks with a common CD image files on your harddrive. The most-wanted being: scanning, repairing and extracting. New in this Beta: Added support for new format...
Sandisk today unveiled a 1TB SDXC memory card at the Photokina trade fair currently held in Cologne, Germany. The card is likely based on 48 layer 256 Gbit 3D NAND but so far no actual technical deals are known.
Toshiba has announced quite a new lineup of Blu-ray products for the Japanese market. The company has unveiled four HD Blu-ray recorders that will be available this fall, one of which is 3D capable out of the box.
If you are an average reader of our site, you might have noticed the serveral reports (like this one) on Easy CD Creator in combination with Windows 2000. Now it seems not only Windows 2000 users are affected, but also...
SmartDisk® Corporation External Hard Disk Drive and Digital Imaging AcquiredVerbatim®, foremost specialist in storage media, yesterday (5 July 2007) acquired SmartDisk® Corporation, a leading provider of storage products in the USA. Through the purchase of the external hard drive...
Jammie Thomas-Rasset will no longer have to pay $1.9 million for illegally downloading and distributing 24 songs over the Internet.
The OPEN Act, introduced by Rep. Darrell Issa and supported by Rep. Ron Wyden, received support from the same Internet businesses that spoke out against previous anti-piracy legislation. MPAA Executive Vice President Michael O' Leary, however, wasn't satisfied. The trade group boss last month called the bill's proposal to place the burden for shutting down foreign rogue sites on the International Trade Commission a big mistake. This week, O'Leary once again slammed the OPEN Act, saying it "falls significantly short" of meaningful anti-piracy legislation.
While waiting for Hi Def players to become more affordable, it is possible to use upscaling products to use at best high resolution screens with contents that are not natively in Hi Definition.An example can be found at DVD...

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